Margot A. Johnson Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Margot A. Johnson Post-Doctoral Fellowship was established in 2016 by the II-VI Foundation Board of Directors to honor their recently deceased co-founder and dedicated supporter.  Margot delighted in talking with students supported by the Foundation and watching their growth and continuing education. This fellowship was developed to add another level to the educational support offered through the II-VI Foundation. The Margot A. Johnson Post-Doctoral Fellowship supports a post-doctoral student performing research deemed valuable by the II-VI Foundation technical advisers and conducted at a University or College under the direction of a Principal Investigator.

Key principles of the Margot A. Johnson Post-Doctoral Fellowship are:
        *Only one fellowship will be funded at a time.
*There will not necessarily be a fellowship granted each year.
        *The research project will derive from a successful Block-Gift program funded by                 the II-VI Foundation. 
        *Application for this fellowship will be by invitation only.
        *The fellowship is an extension of the strong relationship with the host institution.

The first recipient of this fellowship is Chunkun Jiao at Purdue University. Purdue University will receive a gift covering the twelve month period from July 1, 2016 until June 30, 2017 to support post-doctoral research and development on "Deposited Gate Oxides for Next-Generation SiC Power MOSFET's" to be performed by the University under the direction of Principal Investigator Professor Dallas Morisette. 

The 2018 Margot A. Johnson Post-Doctoral Fellowship was again awarded to Purdue University and Chunkun Jiao, under the direction  of Principal Investigator Professor Dallas Morisette, so that they could continue their work on "Deposited Gate Oxides for   Next-Generation SiC Power MOSFET's"


                                                     Dr. Carl Johnson signs the Fellowship agreement with Venkataramanan Balakrishnan, the Michael and Katherine
                                                       Birck Head Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, with Principal Investigator,
                                                                                                                                        Dallas Morisette, observing.